Highlights of the Week – Readers’ Choice

This week’s Highlights bring you very interesting stories from Van Oord, DEME, Liebherr and Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik, news stories that were the most read on Dredging Today this week.

Without further ado, here are the news that marked this week in dredging industry:

 

 

 

Exceptional Year for Van Oord

Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has just published its annual report 2014.

DEME Begins Work on Tuas Terminal

The Maritime and Port Authority Singapore (MPA) and the Joint Venture comprising of Dredging International Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. – Daelim Industrial Co. Ltd. today officially signed a $1.8 billion worth Tuas Terminal Phase 1 contract.

VIDEO: Van Oord Dredgers in Kuwait

Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) is building one of the largest oil refining plants in the world, the Al-Zour Refinery. The refinery will be constructed on land reclaimed by Van Oord in ‘sabkha area’, a salt plain near the coast some 30 kilometers north of the Saudi border.

Liebherr Unveils New Machine

With the HS 8130 HD Liebherr presented a new duty cycle crawler crane during the recent customer days in its factory in Nenzing. Special focus lies on performance optimization and safety as well as the quick and easy transportation and mobilization of the machine.

Uljanik Builds Cutter Suction Dredger for IHC 

Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik has begun construction of a self-propelled cutter suction dredger (Yard No. 512) for IHC Global Production B.V., part of the IHC Merwede.

 

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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